Who is in charge when one parent is traveling?

Who is in charge when one parent is traveling?

Dear Dr. Graham:I read with interest your April 7 post about connecting with kids while traveling. Like “Road Warrior Parent,” my work requires me to be gone a lot. Your ideas were great. While I look forward to using them, the subject of kids and work...
Humility vs. Silence

Humility vs. Silence

Dear Dr. Graham: I just finished my annual review with my boss, and I am really angry. He told me that, in my current leadership role, I need to be more humble. I had no idea how to reply to him. As a female who has worked hard to be heard, I feel like I’m being...
Whose Job Is More Important?

Whose Job Is More Important?

Dear Dr. Graham:Yesterday it happened again — for the fourth time since school started last fall. At 4:30 a.m. one of our kids got sick. By 5 a.m. my husband and I were in a debate about whose day was most important. Each of us were making the case for...
When Employees Hang On Your Every Word

When Employees Hang On Your Every Word

Dear Dr. Graham: I was recently promoted to vice president of my company, and now I feel like I’m losing the ability to have a normal conversation with people. Last week an employee approached me in the hall, and we had what I thought was a casual chat. I remember...
FAVORITE FAILS: A LETTER TO MYSELF

FAVORITE FAILS: A LETTER TO MYSELF

This week I’m addressing the final topic in the four-part summer series I’m calling “Favorite Fails.” However, this week you’ll see a different approach to our Humans at Work™ theme, as I include a letter “To Me, From Myself,” in which I...